Elbe Philharmonic Concert Hall

Elbe Philharmonic Concert Hall, Hamburg

Design: Herzog and de Meuron

Larger images added of this major German building by the celebrated Swiss architects studio. The cost is estimated at €789 m with an earliest opening date of spring of 2017. The eastern part of the building – occupied by “Westin Hamburg” hotel – is due to open in October 2016.

Sports Concert Complex Baku

Sports Concert Complex Baku, Azerbaijan

Design: gmp · von Gerkan, Marg and Partners · Architects

The Crystal Hall was completed back in 2012, when the Eurovision Song Contest took place in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. The building is not a concert hall in the classical sense but a multi-functional indoor arena that can accommodate 25,000 spectators.

Couin De Vacque

Couin de Vacque in Guernsey

Architect: Jamie Falla Architecture

Replacing a dilapidated 1950’s brick built 2 storey Villa, Couin de Vacque is the reinterpretation of the vernacular Guernsey Longhouse, providing a 5-bedroom family home.

House Of Hungarian Music

New House of Hungarian Music Competition

Design: LETH & GORI

The New House of Hungarian Music frames a richness of diverse spaces for experience, learning and relaxing that support the educational development and understanding of the nature of sound and the origin of music.

Imperial War Museum North

Manchester Architecture Photos

Manchester building photos

Some architectural images from a weekend walking tour of this major city in northwest England, UK. Buildings by Daniel Libeskind, James Stirling and Michael Wilford, Ian Simpson and shedkm

Binhai Eco

Binhai Eco City Master Plan in Tianjin

Design: HAO / Holm Architecture Office

HAO / Holm Architecture Office and AI have been chosen as a shared winner of the Eco City Binhai Master Plan, situated outside Tianjin in Northern China and covering an area of 49,2 acres / 200,000 M2.

Casa Das Gerais

The Generals House in Nova Lima

Design: Denise Macedo Architects Associate

The concept of this project comes from addressing contemplation space. The project should meet and harmonize two important needs: large areas in masonry walls for the exhibition of the works, and facades with glass so the landscape outside the house can enter.

Pylon Design

Pylon Design UK

RIBA Competition Project Development: Power to Pylons

First contract awarded to deliver the UK National Grid’s revolutionary new generation of ‘T-Pylons’. Mabey Bridge has been chosen to make the base for the new pylons and is described as a ‘vote of confidence’ for British Manufacturing.

Manchester Architecture Walking Tour

Manchester Architecture Tours

Manchester Architecture Walking Tours

The city is located in the north west of England, on the River Irwell. It is famous for architecture such as the Manchester Town Hall, Beetham Tower, the Imperial War Museum North, Lowry Centre (in Salford, the adjacent city), Piccadilly Gardens, Civil Justice Centre building and the Trinity Bridge.

Prosecutors Office

Prosecutor’s Office Tbilisi – Georgia Interior

Design: Architects of invention

The Prosecutor’s Office building received The International Architecture Award 2014 by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.